6 sophomores choose different paths

Matthew Chupack (Italy) Buongiorno is the only Italian word that Matthew Chupack ’11 knows, but he’s sure to learn more next year as one of three students from the class of 2011 that is attending the School Year Abroad program in Viterbo, Italy. Chupack will stay with a family in Viterbo and take Ancient History, […]

Model UN elects new secretariat for 2009-2010

By Nicki Resnikoff Joe Girton ’10, Claire Kao ’10, Alex Leichenger ’11 and Michelle Yousefzadeh ’10 were elected the secretariat for the Model United Nations club for next year. Club members cast votes through e-mail May 18. The process of nomination was different from previous years. While members used to make nominations during a club […]

Student, teacher start Catholic group

By Alex Leichenger Three students met at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church in Encino Sunday to discuss the formation of a Catholic liturgy group on campus. Catie Yagher ’10 and history teacher Greg Gonzalez came up with the idea of starting the group late this year. “When Catie and I discovered that we shared […]

Council plans more events as deadline nears

By Alice Phillips As the May 27 deadline to complete community service nears, 596 out of 860 students have not yet completed their community service requirement, according to the list posted in the Chalmers hallway, approximately 69 percent of the student body. “There are groups of 10 to 15 kids who did individual projects that […]

Theft reports increase on campus

By Hana Al-Henaid Reported thefts on campus have increased since the beginning of the school year, according to Head of Security Jim Crawford. The reported items have primarily been wallets, cash, phones and especially iPods, all taken from unattended backpacks. When Crawford first received reports of thefts at the start of the school year, he […]

Science teacher recieves grant for Honors Geology

By Daniel Rothberg Science teacher Wendy Van Norden received a grant for about $15,000 from the National Science Foundation at the end of the last school year. She will use the money to continue work from a previous $83,000 grant from UCLA. Van Norden’s goal is to make geology a subject available for students who […]

Sleep Week just a wake-up call

Almost immediately, Sleep Week’s bandage will fall off and students will once again go back to catching z’s in the classroom. The Athletic Department and the Sports Council should be commended for raising the issue of high school students’ lack of sleep with Sleep Week, but the issue also extends outside the realm of the […]

Fencing ends individual tournaments

By Will Baskin-Gerwitz After finishing with the last of their individual tournaments last Sunday, the fencing team is preparing for its two final team tournaments of the year, which will determine if the fencers can win another league title. As 2007 began, the team finally participated in tournaments that used all three weapons, epée, foil […]